Valvular heart disease

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What is valvular heart disease?

The heart has four valves, the aortic and mitral valves are on the left side of the heart and the pulmonary and tricuspid valves are on the right side. Problems with heart valves can be present at birth or may develop due to other medical problems later in life.

Common symptoms reported by people with valvular heart disease

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with valvular heart disease

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lipitor)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
valvular heart disease (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Toradol)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Vitamin B-12 Sublingual)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with valvular heart disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with valvular heart disease

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lipitor)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
valvular heart disease (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Toradol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Vitamin B-12 Sublingual)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with valvular heart disease, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has valvular heart disease on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 13
30s 23
40s 26
50s 40
60s 45
70+ 22
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 20
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 9
40-49 years 12
50-59 years 15
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 70
Female 102

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 90
Not Diagnosed 4

These charts show data from valvular heart disease patients who have completed their condition history
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